Three commits Deise support in new 3 year deal.

Three, Ireland’s largest high speed network, today announces the renewal of their association with Waterford GAA, pledging their support to the Deise county for a further three years.

As per the initial deal announced in 2009, the Waterford GAA association covers both the hurling and football codes and includes all grades from minor to senior inter-county teams. As part of the agreement, a new Waterford kit design for the 2012 season will be worn by the players, bearing the 3 logo. The new jersey will be available to purchase in the coming months.

Commenting on the renewal, Tom Cunningham, Chairman, Waterford County Board said, “We are delighted that Three have elected to come on board for a further three years, ensuring the continuity of the positive and mutually beneficial association which has been in place since 2009. Three has become synonymous with Waterford GAA and I’m certain that our players and supporters will fully endorse and embrace the continued association.”

Robert Finnegan, CEO, Three said: “We at Three are delighted to announce the renewal of our association with Waterford GAA for a further 3 years. Waterford is renowned for having some of the most passionate players and fans in the country who rally support and pride in the county colours with unrivalled spirit.  Waterford hurling,  having won a Munster Final and reached the semi finals on 3 occasions in the past 3 years, is now is going through an exciting period of change with the introduction of new manager Michael Ryan and we look forward with confidence to the challenge of the new season.  I hope that our continued association will enable Waterford GAA to Thrive and be a source of joy for the passionate Deise supporters.”

In recent months, Three has launched a number of ground–breaking initiatives including Ireland’s first ‘All you can eat’ data offering on Postpay and now on Prepay, allowing customers to surf for free, with no excess charges. Three is proud sponsor of the Irish National football team and the Football Association of Ireland. Three’s “Dare to Dream” affinity scheme offers Football Association of Ireland-affiliated clubs across the country the chance to earn cash when their members switch to Three which helps support the development of grass roots football. The bundles will be available to customers on the existing affinity deals such as the GRA and FAI schemes.